1     Scope 
 2     References 
 3     Definitions  
 4     Abbreviations   
 5     Overview   
        5.1     Physical layer management mechanisms      
 6     OAM communication channel      
        6.1     Requirements on the PMD layer for the bit-oriented clear EOC      
        6.2     Requirements on the PMD layer for the message-oriented clear EOC         
        6.3     Data link layer       
        6.4     The SNMP protocol          
 7     Management information base (MIB) elements     
        7.1     Failures  
        7.2     Performance monitoring functions   
        7.3     Configuration functions       
        7.4     Inventory information         
        7.5     Test, diagnostic and status parameters        
        7.6     Network management elements partitioning
Appendix I – Processing examples    
        I.1        Illustration of transmitter processing          
        I.2        Illustration of receiver processing